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The 25 most generous philanthropists in America today

The Chronicle of Philanthropy publishes an annual list of the top 50 philanthropists (both individuals and couples) by calculating their yearly donations. In 2017, America’s wealthiest residents donated $US14.7 billion to nonprofit organisations. About 60% of the total was donated by people who made their fortunes in tech, suggesting America’s […]
The 25 most generous philanthropists in America today
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A $US1 billion Gates Foundation-backed education initiative failed to help students, according to a new report — here’s what happened

A seven-year education initiative funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation centered on improving teacher effectiveness didn’t work, according to a new report from RAND. The initiative, called the Intensive Partnerships for Effective Teaching, didn’t improve student graduation rates or schools’ ability to retain effective teachers. The Gates Foundation […]
A $US1 billion Gates Foundation-backed education initiative failed to help students, according to a new report — here’s what happened
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Bill Gates’ advice to future entrepreneurs: Go into science

Bill Gates said Tuesday at a discussion with Lin-Manuel Miranda that he thinks future entrepreneurs should go into science. People with an interest in science will be able to tackle many of the issues that Gates thinks are most important, like global disease and the need to create a new […]
Bill Gates’ advice to future entrepreneurs: Go into science
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